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Collection of documents relating to student theatre in Edinburgh gathered together by Grahame Bulfield

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-375
Identifier: Coll-1892
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 67 physical items, mainly theatre programmes, hand-outs, and newspaper cuttings relating to student theatre in Edinburgh in the late 1960s. Also includes an inventory, and a list of known student performances in Edinburgh from autumn 1964 to summer 1972. Most items are originals, but a few are copies.Click ...
Dates: late 1960s

Collection of Edinburgh University Dramatic Society programmes gathered together by Anne (Padi) Mathieson

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1581
Identifier: Coll-1798
Content Description This collection of programmes of the Edinburgh University Dramatic Society and Edinburgh Graduates Theatre Group includes those for the years...:1948-1954 1 x programme for 'What say they?', performed at Little Theatre by Edinburgh University Dramatic Society (EUDS), 10 November 1948. 2 x programmes for 'Varsity Vanities '49', performed at Little Theatre by Charities Revue, 29 April 1949. 1 x programme for 'Oedipus Rex', performed at Little...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1948-2010

Collection of scripts, posters, flyers relating to Edinburgh University Student Dramatic Society and productions with the involvement of Derek Pugh

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1755
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: 1 x folder - Collection of programmes and promotional material of the Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group, Scottish Community Drama Association, and EU Dramatic Society - 'Beauty and the beast', a preliminary festival, 'The empty chair', 'The daughter of the dawn', 'Much ado about nothing', and 'King Lear', 1950-1958. 1 x folder - Printed copy of ...
Dates: 1951-1959

Commonplace book of William H. Peyton

 Item — Box: CLX-A-389
Identifier: Coll-2058
Content Description

Commonplace book of William H. Peyton, indexed, c. 80,000 words. Copious notebook kept some of the time when the writer was visiting France and Switzerland, with references to Darwin and Huxley, and an autobiography at p. 181. Dated 1893-1898.


Also includes enclosures (mainly newspaper clippings), gathered in one folder.

Dates: 1893-1898

Material relating to John Dover Wilson, Regius Professor of English Literature

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1519
Scope and Contents Collection contains: 1 x recipe book 1 x notebook: 'Ye monthly Brer', from January 1894 1 x bundle assorted postcards (11) send from John Dover Wilson to Dorothy Baldwin before their marriage in 1906, being illustrations of: Bernard Shaw, Henrik Ibsen (2), Walt Whitman, Rudyard Kipling, Charles Darwin, John Ruskin, Professor Huxley, John Burns, G. F. Watts, and cartoon...
Dates: 1905-1964

Material relating to research into plantation industry in Ceylon (Sri Lanka)

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1324, Folder: Coll-1813 / SC-Acc-2017-0062
Identifier: Coll-1813
Content Description This small collection consists of the material collected by Dr Tom Barron, for his research into the plantation industry in Ceylon (Sri Lanka), and the British community there. Having not found any surviving records when he visited Ceylon (Sri Lanka), he decided to search for private papers, including by publishing a call in the Quaterly Bulletin no. 151 of the Ceylon Association in London, for personal papers and experiences relating to planting and business ventures in Ceylon in the 19th...
Dates: 1969-1972

Mathematical archive of Professor Alexander Craig Aitken

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1529
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of mathematical mansucripts and the corrected manuscript, and correspondence around, the publication Gallipoli to the Somme: Recollections of a New Zealand Infantryman. It also contains off-prints and publications by Aitken, papers and correspondence relating to Aitken's work at Edinburgh University and letters to and from academics, family and friends, as well as letters of condolence addressed to Mrs. Aitken. There is also a quantity of...
Dates: 1910-1995

Medical Buildings Time Capsule

 Fonds — Box: EUA-A-48
Identifier: EUA GD5
Scope and Contents Note written by William Turnbull contating details about him, his wife Cecilia, and Thomas Wilkie, which describes their idea, along with three cuttings taken from The Scotsman. One includes an item on Popery in the Highlands by John Stuart Blackie, with a related poem on the establishment of Fort Augustus. Another reports weather conditions. The third includes coverage of a meeting of the Free Church Presbytery in...
Dates: 1880

Papers of A. W. S. Thompson M.B.

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1050
Scope and Contents Between 1943 and 1945, Thompson set about keeping a personal wartime journal hoping to register possible changes to his psychological make-up. The journal offers data on the effects of long-term overseas service amongst officers. The journal is in diary form with 9 volumes, covering the period 18 July 1943 to 15 October 1945, and written while in North Africa, Italy, Egypt, Palestine, Syria, Greece, and Austria. Within the diaries are newspaper cuttings of the period, photographs, franked...
Dates: 1943-1945

Papers of Andrew Graham Grieve

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1725
Scope and Contents

The archive is composed of correspondence, family papers, printed matter and newspaper cuttings, literary works, and diary.

Dates: 1883-1965

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Edinburgh University Dramatic Society 3
University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 3
Arthur, John William, 1881-1952, Medical Missionary in Kenya 1
Barlow, Arthur Ruffell, 1888-1965 (Scottish Missionary) 1
Barron, Tom, fl 1969-1972 (researcher) 1
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Bulfield, Grahame, 1941-: (geneticist, formerly director and chief executive, Roslin Institute, Edinburgh and vice-principal, University of Edinburgh) 1
Campbell, Daisy Helen Burnley-, 1891-1973 (later Warrand) 1
Carvalho, Caroline-Marie, 1827-1895 (French opera singer) 1
Cialdini, Enrico, 1811-1892 (Italian soldier, politician and diplomat) 1
Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658 (English military and political leader) 1
Czarnecki, Louisa Agnes, fl 1861 (Scottish poet) 1
Darwin, Charles Robert, 1809-1882 (Naturalist) 1
Donaldson, Gordon, 1913-1993 (Scottish historian; Sir William Fraser Professor of Scottish History and Palaeography) 1
Edinburgh Graduates Theatre Group (1954-) 1
Free Church of Scotland (1843-:) 1
Garibaldi, Guiseppe, 1807 - June 1882 (Italian General, Patriot, Revolutionary and Republican) 1
Grieve, Andrew Graham (brother of Hugh MacDiarmid) 1
Henry VIII, 1491-1547 (King of England) 1
Hjort, Johan, 1869-1948 (fisheries scientist, marine zoologist, oceanographer) 1
Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885 (French writer and political activist) 1
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Huxley, Thomas Henry, 1825-1895 (English biologist and anthropologist) 1
Jackson, Ellen Julia, fl 1876-1919 (wife of Sir John Jackson) 1
Jackson, John, Sir, 1851-1919 (civil engineer; engineering contractor) 1
John Dover, Wilson, Professor, 1881-1969 (Professor of Rhetoric and English Literature, Edinburgh University) 1
Kenyan African National Union (founded 1960) 1
MacDiarmid, Hugh, 1892-1978 (Scottish poet) 1
Mackenzie, Kenneth, 1920-1971 1
Mare, Violet de la, 1874-1962 (sister-in-law of Walter de la Mare) 1
Mare, Walter de la, 1873-1956 (poet and writer) 1
Mathieson, Anne (Padi) (Edinburgh University alumnus) 1
Newman, Sidney Thomas Mayow, 1906-1971 (Reid Professor of Music, University of Edinburgh) 1
Peyton, William H, fl 1893-1898 1
Potter (née Ross), Elizabeth Mackay, Dr., 1924-1979 (physician) 1
Potter, Jacobus Louw, Dr. (physician, scientist) 1
Pugh, Derek Salman, 1930-2015 (Psychologist, business theorist, and Emeritus Professor) 1
St. Benedict's Abbey 1
Tait, Peter Guthrie, 1831-1901 (mathematician and physicist) 1
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Thompson, A W S, fl 1933-1979 (WWII veteran) 1
Turnbull, William, b1834 (stone cutter) 1
Victoria, 1819-1901 (Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland | Empress of India) 1
Wilkie, Thomas, fl1880 (building worker) 1
Women's Legion (British charitable organisation) 1
Zaharoff, Basil, 1849-1936 (arms-dealer, industrialist) 1
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